Court: Jail for Rothesay police abuse man

A former Rothesay resident who directed a torrent of abuse at police who warned him to stay away from his former partner was jailed for seven months at the town’s sheriff court on Monday.

Henry Duff (30), whose address was given as 13 St Andrew’s Road, Ardrossan, pleaded guilty to behaving in a threatening or abusive manner by shouting, swearing and uttering threats of violence in Caledonia Walk in Rothesay on April 20.

Glasgow man David Munro was admonished and dismissed in court on Monday after admitting a charge of assaulting a man at his former partner’s Rothesay home.

Munro (32), whose address was given as Flat 0/2, 34 Glaive Road, Knightswood, pleaded guilty to seizing hold of the man by his body and neck, pulling him out of bed, lifting him up and trying to push him into a bath at an address in West Princes Street on May 29.

A Rothesay man found in possession of two small quantities of cannabis was told to be of good behaviour for six months when he appeared at the town’s sheriff court on Monday.

Ian Mooney (33), address given as 24 Longhill Terrace, admitted having quantities of cannabis resin and herbal cannabis in his possession at a flat in the town’s Glebe Terrace on May 3.

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